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Definitions for preferred
pre·ferred

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word preferred.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferred(adj)

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

  2. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(adj)

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. preferred(Noun)

    Preferred stock.

  2. preferred(Adjective)

    favoured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferred

    of Prefer

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006

How to pronounce preferred?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say preferred in sign language?

  1. preferred

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of preferred in a Sentence

  1. Olivier Giroud:

    I would have preferred to have Henry on our side, to give me and the other French forwards advice, but I am not too jealous.

  2. John Kerry:

    And our hope is that they will also stop their people, their troops and their officials who get in the way or manage these shipments, from actually putting their hands into the shipments and taking out medicine or taking out other preferred items simply to keep for themselves.

  3. Yogeshwar Ram Mishra:

    Nestle was apparently over-confident about their product, otherwise the company would not have preferred an appeal and instead paid up the penalty of 25,000 rupees.

  4. Michael Jones:

    Jones said he had tried medication before, but preferred to treat his sleeping issues without drugs. I liked the idea of acupuncture because it’s been around for thousands of years, principally in Asia and it’s not a pill … so, it’s a good natural kind of thing that’s got real science behind it actually so that’s why I was interested in it.

  5. Eliot Engel:

    While I would have preferred to hear from Ambassador Khalilzad in an open setting, I'm glad our members will have this long overdue opportunity to press for answers on the peace plan, it shouldn't have taken a subpoena to get the State Department to work with this committee and allow us to perform our oversight duties.

Images & Illustrations of preferred

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